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With the ongoing news of harsh layoffs from companies that evoked employee loyalty and epitomized success, it's understandable to be cautious when vetting out potential employers. No one wants to feel the shock of waking up one day not having a job or feeling like they've been dumped and duped. Layoffs may need to happen, but that doesn't mean people's dignity has to go out the door with their paycheck. The American Psychological Association's 2022 Work and Wellbeing Survey found that 81% of individuals said they would look for workplaces that support mental health when seeking future job opportunities. Taking stock of my experience in the employee happiness space, here are 3 tell-all signs that your company actually cares about your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing:

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